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Presidential hopeful Obama scrimmages with UNC

Updated: April 29, 2008, 10:50 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

Sen. Barack Obama got an assist from basketball before. Maybe it will work again.

The presidential hopeful used the hardwood hideaway to help him adjust to a white world as a racially mixed teenager, and now he's trying to use hoops to beat the double-team of Hillary Clinton and political controversy.

With cameras trained on his every 46-year-old move, Obama scrimmaged on Tuesday with the North Carolina Tar Heels.

"These guys," Obama said, "are lot better than me."

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